January 30, 1996 in Sports

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Nine-time International Race of Champions winner Al Unser Jr., fellow Indy-car stars Scott Pruett and Robby Gordon, and SCCA Trans-Am champion Tom Kendall were chosen to complete the 12-man field for this year’s IROC series. . . . A Norwegian appeals panel in Oslo upheld an order banning Aham Okeke, one of Europe’s top sprinters, from all competitive sports for 2-1/2 years for using performance-enhancing substances in 1994… . Former U.S. speed skater Charlie Jewtraw, who won the first event at the first Winter Olympic Games, died in Hobe Sound, Fla. He was 95… . Paul Zimmerman, longtime sports editor for the Los Angeles Times, died Sunday in El Toro, Calif. He was 92.


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